Top Daily Stories for March 2013

Mar 12 2013

Syrian Rebels Launched 401 Homemade Bomb Attacks Last Year

Wired.com - Tue, 2013-03-12 15:06
Much as they're a fixture of the post-Iraq and Afghanistan insurgent battlefields, improvised explosive devices have come to the Syrian revolution in a major way.
Mar 10 2013

Air Force stops reporting data on Afghanistan drone strikes

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2013-03-10 03:40
With debate intensifying over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said on Sunday that it had removed data about unmanned air strikes in Afghanistan from its monthly air power summaries.
Mar 9 2013

Coast Guard responds to Haitian migrant landings on Desecheo and Monito Islands

Coast Guard News - Sat, 2013-03-09 23:29
U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection crews responded jointly to the landing of 71 Haitian migrants on Desecheo and Monito Islands, near Puerto Rico, Friday.
Mar 9 2013

Mississippi naval maritime museum in the works

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-03-09 14:22
Organizers of the Mississippi Maritime and Warship Museum have formally taken ownership of the math/science building and the band hall at the old Pascagoula High School.
Mar 9 2013

Deployed Carrier Makes Do with Fewer Ships

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2013-03-09 14:15
Like no other strike group, the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group represents the stretch the U.S. Navy has been making.
Mar 9 2013

Somali pirates free chemical tanker hijacked a year ago

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2013-03-09 05:56
Somali pirates have released a chemical tanker they hijacked a year ago with more than 20 crew on board after receiving a ransom.
Mar 8 2013

Two Monitor sailors finally laid to rest

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-03-08 18:58
It was likely the last Civil War burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
Mar 8 2013

DOD's Warrior Care Policy director resigns

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-03-08 18:16
The civilian in charge of the Defense Department’s Office of Warrior Care Policy has resigned effective March 29, the second official in that office to leave within the last two months.
Mar 8 2013

Coastal Commission rejects Navy sonar plan

San Diego Union - Fri, 2013-03-08 16:01
Panel unanimously denies application for 5-year renewal of marine permit to conduct ocean training between Hawaii and Southern California.
Mar 8 2013

Defense Secretary Hagel Visits Afghanistan

The New York Times - Fri, 2013-03-08 12:14
In his first overseas trip as defense secretary, Chuck Hagel landed Friday in Afghanistan, where 66,000 American troops continue to experience what he described as “the heat of battle.”

 
 

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